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Jan 13, 2015

Here are the latest classified ads. Please keep them rolling in – send them to editor@wwoof.org.uk

Seeking a smallholding or land for self-build in Shropshire. If any hosts out there want to move on, knowing their land is going to organic people, or stay put and sell a few acres, we’re open to ideas…and like-minded neighbours.
Contact: pennstapley@gmail.com

Wanted: Grower for commercial organic holding. Enthusiastic, skilled grower required, Forest of Dean, starting April 2015. 4 acres, with potential for more, supplying veg and fruits for our farm shop, box scheme etc. Must also manage WWOOFers and pursue new sales leads. Food and accommodation provided.
Contact Brenda: pennellfamily556@gmail.com 

3-bed house with 2 acres for sale, Scottish Borders, 40 miles Edinburgh. Organic certified, polytunnel, large greenhouse, veg beds. Veg box and market business. Quirky old stone house with large outbuilding. Caravans for WWOOFers. .£230,000. Or need partner(s) to share.
Contact: alison@tweedvalleyorganics.co.uk. 

Homes available on our shared 40 acre farm in rural Herefordshire. We have cows, goats, sheep, chickens, arable land, polytunnels and a walled garden. Also our own water supply, access to biomass boiler and a PV array. There is a shared ownership fund. Visit www.canonfromecourt.org.uk for more details. 

Wanted, couple over 21 for lambing, end of March to mid April. No experience needed but must be willing, flexible and reliable (lambing can be tough). We will teach you all we can. Live as family. Please e-mail: truffles123@btinternet.com previous WWOOFers recommend. 

Paid vacancies at Pillars of Hercules Organic Farm, Fife. We are seeking two skilled and motivated seasonal workers to help in all areas of farm work for the 2015 growing season, early April – mid October. Accommodation available. Applicants should be prepared to attend a 2-day working interview Find out more about us at www.pillars.co.uk. Email CVs to bruce@pillars.co.uk.

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Orchard Blossom Day

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